Best Pokémon Trainers

The Top Ten

1 Ash Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

No way! Ash might be the protagonist and everyone might like him because of that but he don't deserve to be in top 50. Most of the people who fine their votes to ash doesn't know what actually a great pokemon trainer is.
Tobias, Red, Alain, Harrison, Cynthia, Lance and deserve to be in top of ash

I like ash In gen 1. but in other series, he is way to happy. my favorite of anima is when ash and misty fight a lot. please bring the old ash back. PLEASE NITENDO!

Ash is the best trainer for me, I do see Alan so fierce, strong, competitive and can catch up to any Trainers, I also see Red that caught a Mewtwo and his defeats aren't that many, But for some Reason, Ash may not be strong but I still see, He can make the Pokemon World brighter again, With his Clever, Love, Kindness to all Pokemons and Trainers, Now tell me How many did Alan and Red helped, How many did Ash helped, Alan wanted to prove his the strongest mega trainer, Ash wanted to prove that his a Pokemon Master, Red wanted to catch Legendaries, See the difference, Ash doesn't want to be the strongest, Ash didn't want Legendaries cause he likes them Free, Some of you guys compare it by Strength, But we must remember... Strength is Important but Care is even more Important, I just hope you guys had a reflection, Also.. isn't that Greninja and Ash has more united than Red and his Charizard, Ash lost to Every Pokemon League but Ash did everything for Pokemon to be better and greater...

Not only ash is one of the nicest guys in the world (which everyone should know), but also he is way more strong than other people say. After all, the reason why people say ash is suck is because he's apparently bad in battle. Yes, he never won a league, but winning at the league is way harder in the anime than the games. If the gym leader only have two mons you need to use the same ammount of pokemon. If Red from origin were in the real anime I don't know the number of time he would lose to brock or Giovanni. Also once you have all badges, you need to beat all participate trainers and elite four and the champ without losing! In the game not only you don't fight against trainers in tournament but if you lose to the league you can retry any time. So ash isn't that bad. Also, being the main character of the anime, the writer make him lose to trainer like Cameron and Ritchie even if this doesn't make sense. And speaking of Ritchie, I think that since Ash reached the indigo league, he ...more

2 Red

Can you guys think well, We all know that Red is by far maybe the Strongest, But this List is about the Best, Not By how Strong they are, Ash helped many people, Did Red even helped that many, You guys are in a daze by now. Ash is not that strong but he helped a lot of people, What did Red do? Catch a Mewtwo? Win Pokemon Leagues? I just wanna tell you guys this, Ash never caught a Mewtwo cause he never wanted to catch it nor capture it. I hope you guys are all Listening, Its in the Heart, Not in your Body. You guys are comparing them by How Strong They are... Go to a list which compares whose the strongest and not this list cause this list is the Best from the word Best it means How Good They are, How Talented They are, How many People liked them

Why? Red should come first, Giovanni should come second, Ash should come third. It's totally wrong. You see red has completed his pokedex so he would also have a vdnusaur and of course blastoise which could choke charizard out. And including it Red also also has trio birds, mewto, And A mega charizard of course. Then why red on second and everybody are supporting ash? Ok If they had a battle Red's Mega charizard and Mewtwo would be enough to chip ash's all Pokémon out of battle making red the winner

Ummm, red is the best trainer, if we were going off how nice people are we should put nurse joy at number 1. After all she helps people all the time and she caught Latios (I think)

First of all red caught all 150 Pokemon in 4 days that's insane while ash loses all the leagues he goes too Red also catches mewtwo and mega evolved charizard and ash well who really cares... And Pikachu loses to level 1 snit and his Pikachu is level 100 that's stupid I'm out vote for Red

3 Brock Brock is a character from Pokemon and is created by game freak & Nintendo. He was the first gym leader in pewter city, and specializes in rock Pokemon . ...read more.

"Both of Ash's pokemon are water type and their totally weak against fire type"
Yes very smart

What are you saying, Brock could beat everybody with his great intelligence

"I'll use my frying pan as a drying pan! "

He is not too strong

4 Giovanni

This place belongs to Steven the Hoenn champion..He has Metagross while other champions don't have mega evolved pokemon except diantha but he is still the strongest..he can defeat Alan while ash can't so he deserves to be ahead

He knew how dangerous Mewtwo was, and he gathered the Master ball as the last way out if he would fail to controll Mewtwo. Giovanni was going to save the world.

He is good even though he is team rocket and bad SPOILER (mewtwo escaped)

Well he controlled Mewtwo in kanto before ran away!

5 Cynthia

Cynthia is one of the most powerful Trainers, she kicks people's asses without batting an eye. She also inspires others and just is an actual hands-down boss.

Why are is Cynthia this low!? She is the best Pokemon trainer. She trains her Pokemon pretty good and could squash if they battle.

Obviously the coolest Pokemon Champion and is extremely strong and awesome in the anime and mangas.

Cynthia is the strongest and not defeated ever in the animes

6 Misty Misty, known as Kasumi in Japan, is a character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo and created by Satoshi Tajiri. She’s the gym leader in Cerulean city & specializes in water Pokemon. In the games, she’s known as ‘the tomboy mermaid.’ ...read more.

She is my favorite character. She should be 3rd and brock should be 4th

She is my one of the best and favourite character

She is the best water pokemon trainer and one of the very best pokegir

First one who news ash

7 May May is a female companion to Ash in the generation 3 anime. She was also the female character in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire. May (anime) debuted in the 275th episode, "Get the Show on the Road!" She was going to be a trainer, but wasn't excited about it. After meeting a ...read more.

She is the best coordinator and trainer after ash. She should be number 2 in this list. Her skills are more or less same as ash. She have also tied with ash. Her unique technique making ability is same as ash. So she deserves 2nd spot.

May, top best coordinators.. I don't know how to spell coordinators.. so sorry if I am wrong.

Well... she is GREAT at being a coordinator.

She deserves second spot. Her unique battling style is same as ash. She is best after ash.

She have some great Pokemons like blaziken,beautifly, venusaur, wartortle, glaceon and her munchlax also knows some great moves like metronome, solar beam and focus punch.

8 Tobias

I would wanted to be kidding if I lived in anime and caught at least 10 legendary pokemon and had caught 1 each level 5 or level 11 each of Moltres, Zapdos and Articuno and if I gave each of them each of 3 new trainers and guided them and made into incredibly powerful trainers even stronger than every known region champion. I would be kidding if in anime if I had lived in it and formed THE OMEGA 10 inducted other trainers after they had each defeated all region champions out there and if TOBIAS had defeated every champion and then was inducted into THE OMEGA 10 as one of the higher powerful members and I being the founder leader and even master of the group as well as WORLD CHAMPION.

Tobias is by far the strongest trainer ever in the pokemon anime ever... In the Sinnoh league, Ash whom you have kept at the first place, is easily taken down by only 2 of Tobias's Pokemon

He might be the powerful trainer till now. He might have even more powerful pokemon than darkrai and latias in his team.

He defeated all of Ash's 6 pokemon were defeated by only darkrai and latios and won the final match with only darkrai.

9 Gary

Gary is a tough guy... at least better than a average trainer and he won many battles from Ash too...

At least he knows his Pokemon!

He trains blastoise

Gary is best trainer because he hane mega bkastoise

He’s my favorite rival I wish he had a brother

10 You

I mean I catch Legendearys Like mewtwo in pokemon but Trainers like ash have a Pikachu which beats multiple legendary but loses to a level 5 snivy with no experience.

You took down Team Rocket, Neo Rocket, Magma, Aqua, Galactic, Plasma, Neo Plasma, Flare, Skull, The Aether Foundation, Cipher, Snagem, Ultra Necrozma, Rainbow Rocket, GO Rocket, Great Rocket, and Team Yell pretty soon. You defeated Blue, Lance, Steven, Cynthia, N, Iris, Diantha, Kukui, Hau, and Leon in the coming months. You became the contest champion, overcame the Battle Frontier, Battle Tower, Battle Subway, Battle Maison, Battle Tree, and Battle Agency, completed the Pokedex, and became the Card Champion when you defeated Ronald. You are the best Pokémon Trainer around.

Ok if I convine all my strongest Pokèmon for gen 1-6 ( not saying gen 7 since I can't beat the elite 4 yet) I can destroy Ashs best team. Let's see. Gen 1 vs snorlax. Articuno vs snorlax I win. Now Articuno vs pikachu he wins. Now gen 2 vs pikachu. Ho-oh vs pikachu I win. Ho-oh vs sceptile I win. Now infernape vs Ho-oh I lose. Now gen 3 vs in feenape. Groudon vs infernape I win. Groudon vs Ash greninja he wins. Gen 4 vs Ash greninja. Dragonite vs Ash greninja he barely wins. Gen 5 vs Ash greninja. Victini vs Ash greninja since I go first I win. Now Charizard vs victini he wins. Mega mewtwo x vs charizard I destroy it.

Sure, Red, Ash, and other trainers are great, but you, the protagonist, is by FAR the greatest trainer. It's in your power how you train your Pokemon, and that outcome will eventually come. Heck, we can even be a wee bit overpowered.

The Contenders

11 Serena Serena has proven to be a kind and polite girl but she can also be openly rebellious towards her mother, Grace. In Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, she refused to wake up when Grace ordered her to, and gave a sassy response to her mother's call to watch the news. This tumultuous relationship ...read more.

Um... Serena! "So" good of a trainer! I always rekt her in every single pokemon battle in my history of Kalos. Seriously, why? Brendan ain't terrible, why Serena up here?

Best Pokemon trainer...Not good in battles but cares for her pokemon deeply which most of the others forget...

She actually cares for ash and worries about him. And I love her pokemon and the showcase

Serena is bad at Pokemon battles even worse than Ash

12 Green

She can basically match any opponent with her ditto

Green or Blue is Red's rival and is very strong considering he took down the Elite Four and Champion with ease which is shown in Pokemon Generations

13 Sabrina Sabrina is a fictional character in the Pokemon universe as the gym leader of the Saffron City Gym who specializes in psychic type Pokemon.

Why is Sabrina this low!? She controls the mighty Thu-fi-zer. That Articuno Zapdos and Moltres combined. Also, In the games I can never beat her without glitching a level one hundred.

The girl controls stuff with her mind. She's beyond difficult to beat too.

Sabrina is hot

14 Dawn

Dawn is awesome I am a lot like her and can relate to her the most

Mamoswine is cool and so is its trainer

She should be above misty

THE PIC IS SASSY ONE OF ASH'S GIRL FRIENDS IRIS SERENA MAY MISTY ETC ash really has a big choice of marrige LOL

15 N

Such an interesting character, his morals are intriguing as well as his personality. Definitely should be higher up.

Honestly never played be but I want to do bad

Best Trainer and biggest badass

N is great and his Pokemon also

16 Gladion Gladion is a fictional character introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. He works for Team Skull. He serves as a rival character to the player in Pokémon Sun and Moon.
17 Iris

The strongest of all Pokegirls

Iris is the best trainer in the entire world, it’s a pity she didn’t have a chikorita

Iris go iris

18 Alder
19 Lance

Why is he "weaker" than Clemont, Serena, Dawn, Cilan, etc.? He's a frigging elite four member and champion.

Lance is weak I swept his team using only my starter

Dragonite... Why do you paralyze me so? WHY?

The op Hacker

20 Alain

Alain crushed Ash, and primal Groudon, he should be number 2 only because reds Charizard beat mewtwo

Alain has a mega Charizard x, stronger then ash's Pikachu and Cameron's Lucario

Alain is the best trainer

He Is a strong trainer as a kalos league champion

21 Guzma Guzma is a fictional character introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. He is the leader of Team Skull. He specializes in Bug-type Pokémon.
22 Blue

Mhm... Blue. Everyone thinks he is so bad just because of his jerkyness... OKAY WELL YOUR WRONG! First, Blue was champion before red. Second, he gets rid of his jerkyness in Gen 7 at battle tree. Third, he is beast. WOW!

"In pokemon blue, RED was the blue and blue was the red. Blue should be tied 1st with Red

Blue is tough and is a strong trainer and is the grandson of Professor Oak

Why is Blue so low? I still cannot believe that Ash is first

23 Steven

Come on steven is way better than ash reason one ash lost in the quarter finals and steven is the hoenn champion.

Steven and his Metagross fought on par with Mega Charizard and messed up Kyrogues back

Steven should be among top 5

Steven is my favorite trainer
His best Pokemon is mega Metagross

24 Professor Oak

Professor Oak is quite great of a trainer... you see he is a professor...
Like in one of the episodes, Oak showed a REALLY strong pidgey.

Professor means he should be good or better than an average trainer.
Also he taught Ash's Pokemon new attacks, defences, etc...

Professor oak counts because back in the first national Kanto league tournoment professor oak at aping age became the first champion in the world and red won the seventh kanto tourney.

Professor Oak is really cool!

25 Drake

You use to call me on my cell-phone

Are you kidding me? he have ditto... noob list

Drake - Hotline Bling

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